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The Universidad de Montevideo is a private university based in Montevideo, Uruguay. It was founded in 1986, but gained the right to be legally named a university in 1997. The institution has seven departments: Department of Management Science and Economics; Department of Law; Department of Communication; Department of Humanities; Department of Engineering; IEEM (business school); Center of Biomedical sciences. The school follows the mission to promote a culture of work and service through excellence in all academic activities.

All Programs Available:
  • Business
    • Business Administration
    • Health Care Management
    • International Business
  • Communications
    • Communications
  • Computing
    • Information Technology
  • Economics
    • Economics
  • Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Industrial Engineering
  • Finance
    • Accounting
    • Finance
  • Health
    • Clinical Pharmacology
    • Family and Community Health Care
  • Humanities
    • Philosophy
    • Humanities
    • History
  • Law
    • Tax Law
    • Administrative Law
    • Business Law
    • Law
  • Philology, Languages, Literature
    • English Language and Literature (in Universities)
    • Literature
  • Public Administration and Services
    • Public Notary
  • Sciences
    • Mathematics
Language of instruction

English, Spanish

Type of school

Private University


598 2 7074461, ext. 319


Prudencio de Pena 2440, Montevideo, Uruguay, 11.600


Ministry of Education and Culture, Uruguay

More information about Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs:

  • B.A. in Accounting
  • B.A. in Business Administration
  • B.A. in Economics
  • B.A. in Communications
  • B.A. in Law
  • B.A. Public Notary
  • B.A. in Humanities
  • B.A. in History
  • B.A. in Philosophy
  • B.A. in Literature
  • B.A. in Mathematics
  • B.A. in English Language and Literature
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering
  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering
  • B.Sc. in Information Technology

More information about Graduate Programs

  • Master in Economics
  • Master in Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master in Economics
  • Master in Finance
  • Master in Business Law
  • Master in Administrative Law and Economics
  • Master in Tax Law
  • Master in Integration and International Business
  • Master in Health Care Management
  • Master in Family and Community Health Care
  • Master in Clinical Pharmacology

Admission Requirements

To be admitted at the University of Montevideo, International Students should comply with the following prerequisites: 1. Complete the application form and send it to the Office of International Affairs. 2. Send the official home university transcript and one (1) academic letter of reference. 3. Short essay (about 200 words) stating the reasons for studying at the UM. 4. Photocopy of Passport. 5. Study plan at UM (a list of desired classes) 6. Pay the regular tuition fees established by each School at the University of Montevideo. Contact: international@um.edu.uy

Language Requirements

Classes are taught in Spanish. English courses are mandatory at the undergraduate level. The Foreign Languages Department offers intensive and regular courses for foreigners, in English and in Spanish, in a wide range of fields: Latin American Culture, Business Environment, Global Supply Networks and Manufacturing, Economic Integration, Legal Systems, etc. Contact: leng.extr@um.edu.uy

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